FEATURED NEWS

  • ICC Sydney showcased in Las Vegas

    A select group of attendees at this week’s IMEX America tradeshow in Las Vegas have been given a special preview of the International Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) developing brand and new website, iccsydney.com..


  • Storytelling the secret to the North American market

    Global destinations looking to attract North American corporate meetings and events can no longer solely rely on traditional marketing tactics to influence destination selection, according to a new report from Marketing Challenges International (MCIntl). ..


  • On the move and multi tasking

    Mobile conferencing is changing how we work, with people able to dial in to a meeting from anywhere, but just how valuable are such calls? ..


  • BestCities scores trifecta

    Three of BestCities Global Alliances partner cities have secured the top three places in Monocle Magazines 2014 Quality of Life Survey. ..


  • IMEX joint statement promotes global collaboration

    An important step toward better industry cooperation was taken in this year’s IMEX’s Politician’s Forum in Frankfurt with the issue of a joint statement between the meetings industry as represented by the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) and two global travel and tourism organisations –  the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). ..


  • BESydney launches new benchmarking system

    Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has released new methodology that could set a new benchmark for credible and transparent reporting by the global business events industry. ..


  • International association meetings market strong

    The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is reporting another year of continued strength in the international association meetings market, following the release of its 2013 Top 20 Rankings for countries and cities.  ..


  • Restaurant Australia launches at Quay

    Tourism Australia has unveiled its Restaurant Australia campaign at Sydney’s Quay Restaurant today. ..


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International News
  • Travellers hooked on social media

    Travellers are now spending as much time researching, planning, boasting about and reporting on their travels as they do actually relaxing on a beach or exploring new destinations, according to the findings of Accor Asia Pacific’s second Social Media Monitor..


  • New Zealand launches advocates programme

    Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) has launched a new business events advocates programme at the inaugural New Zealand Business Events Awards dinner, co-hosted by TNZ and partners Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB) and Air New Zealand. ..